David joined Openpay in September 2017. David has nearly 25 years’ experience in financial services, the last 14 of which were with Investec where he has been the Head of Structured Finance, Global Co-head of Investec Aviation Finance and Head of Investec Emerging Companies. David currently remains as a specialist consultant to Investec.
David has held a number of board positions including Goshawk Aviation Limited, IGAF and IASL (which collectively owned US$6bn+ of commercial aircraft globally), as well as a number of Investec investee companies including ICM Airport Technics, H2 Ventures, Pulse iD, Propelair and Splend. David has also been a Responsible Manager on Investec licenses related to certain fund management activities it carries on.
Prior to joining Investec, David was a Director in the Corporate Advisory division of Deutsche Bank for 5 years where he was involved in large mergers and acquisitions transactions both domestically and offshore, and prior to that was a tax adviser and lawyer with KPMG and Freehills respectively.